Security professionals are increasingly being made responsible for securing remote and wireless environments. This course examines different remote access strategies and technologies such as PPP, VPNs, PPTP, L2TP, IPsec, RADIUS, and TACACS. This course also examines wireless security mechanisms such as WEP, WPA, CCMP, EAP, PEAP, LEAP, MAC filters, SSID broadcast, and antenna placement and the attacks they are designed to fend off. This course helps prepares the learner to write the CompTIA Security+ Certification SYO-301.
- Recognize the security considerations for remote access devices
- Recognize the features and vulnerabilities of remote connection protocols
- Recognize how to secure remote access
- Recognize how to improve the security of a remote access infrastructure
- Recognize how to defend against various types of wireless network attacks
- Describe the most secure wireless encryption technology
- Differentiate between wireless authentication methods
- Identify the guidelines for securing a wireless network
- Recognize how to secure a wireless network
Individuals who have day to day technical information security experience, who are looking to validate that knowledge. It is recommended that individuals have a minimum of 2 years experience in IT administration with a focus on security and a broad knowledge of security concerns and implementations.